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System for Award Management (SAM) is coming your way!
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GSA Integrated Acquisition Environment (IAE) awarded a contract in February 2010 to consolidate 8 of the Federal Procurement Systems and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA). The resulting new system will be called the System for Award Management (SAM). Capability will be made available to users via SAM in stages, starting with Entity Management (CCR/FedReg and ORCA) and the exclusions portion of Performance Information (EPLS) in winter 2011-2012.

Notice on Expiration of Redesignated HUBZones
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Important, statutorily mandated changes will occur beginning October 1, 2011 that may affect small business' eligibility for the HUBZone program. SBA is committed to helping all current HUBZone firms during this transition. If you need additional assistance after reading the questions and answers below, please call the HUBZone help desk at (202) 205-8885, or email at